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, and schools closed in a number of cities. forecasters predicted new england would get the worst of it with up to three feet of snow likely in boston. mayor thomas menino. >> this is a storm of major proportions. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crews do their job. >> brown: the region also braced for winds reaching 75 miles an hour that will pile up drifts and almost guarantee widespread power outages. as ever, the threat prompted shoppers to pack stores, stocking up on supplies. >> this is panic shopping, so bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> you've got to plan ahead. a couple feet of snow would shut everything down and, who knows, it could be a couple of days, right? >> brown: in new york city, predictions called for as much as a foot of snow, and mayor michael bloomberg said the city had marshaled an army of plows and salt trucks. >> the sanitation department will deploy something like 1,700 snowplows and 65 front-end loaders. it also has 450 salt-spreaders already deployed. >> brown: the storm also focused new concern on the new york and new j
-winning humorist dave barry about miami, the "insane city" that's the focus of his new novel. >> the people come from everywhere, people just weird people are attracted to miami. the wildlife is weird, the weather is weird, it's a festering stew of weirdness. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was de ssible b the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: millions of people in the northeast and new england battened down for a weekend blizzard today. forecasters warned it could be one for the record books. by this afternoon, the gathering storm was beginning to whiten the landscape for hundreds of miles, with long
three days. i may not be here on monday. once it starts to snow, everybody in new york city panics. in boston they can handle it. can't handle it here. d.c., they can't handle it. a lot of panicking, but i'll make it. again, thanks for watching us tonight. i'm bill o'reilly. please always remember that the spin stops here, because we're gulf looking out for you. >> sean: a big breaking news night on "hannity." we begin first with the blizzard dumping massive amounts of snow on the northeast. some parts of new england should see more than 2 feet of snow, maybe even 3, and some coastal areas could see hurricane-force winds of nearly 75 miles per hour. experts say this could be the biggest storm on record. here with more on this historic blizzard from our extreme weather center, rick reichmuth is there. rick, what do you think? >> certainly flirting with probably the all-time record around boston or points right around it. take a look at this radar latest images. we've been talking about this. two different storms that will combine into one, phase into each other. you can see the one
city. rick reichmuth is outside our studio in manhattan and anna in central park. rick, let's start with you. >> ana or me. >> anna, she's better looking. >> no question. >> guys, are we going to anna first? >> okay, good morning to you guys. we're in central park right now in midtown manhattan. it's gorgeous, there's 8 inches of snow on the ground. it looks a little bit higher as i go through here. the snow is falling in long island and the new england states. connecticut has gotten 3 feet of snow and we're hearing boston got clobbered with 2 feet and still falling. there are only a handful of deaths. we heard only of one but allison, you're mentioning four. it appears people learned lessens following superstorm sandy and heeding the warnings. traffic bans were in place. police in new york mentioned there were hundreds of cars stuck on the long island expressway. people really thinking back to the blizzard of '78 when the last travel plan was in place in boston. residents have been getting hit hard and they're trying to keep up with the snowfall. let's take a listen. >> this is the
city until around 5:00 in the morning and heavy around rhode island by mid day maybe it will start to wind down. temperatures remaining very, very cold. snowfall totals about seven inches in new york. bull's eye here, eastern areas of massachusetts six to eight inches of snowfall here, looking at another two feet so. likely almost three feet snowfall totals in spots by the time this is done. >> chilling and thank you. we're going to keep you postedthon massive storm but next moving to other business news story. a manhunt fr a fired police officer christopher dorner continues. the search is stretched across stree tlee states, california, arizona new mexico. focus remains on snowy mountains around big bear lake, 80 miles east of los angeles where police found his burned-out pickup truck. this is now being called largest in california history. and not only is the weather in big bear deteriorating and slowing down the search but san bernardino county sheriff is acknowledging the worst case scenario could be upon them and admitting dorner could be any wrchl he's heavily armed, because o
to drop. the snow will continue very heavily across new york city until around 5:00 in the morning. and then it will continue to remain heavy across parts of connecticut, rhode island, and by maybe around midday tomorrow we'll start to see it wind down a little bit in toward the boston area, but temps remain very, very cold. additional snowfall totals are shaping up like this, about 7 inches in new york, but the bull's eye is here, eastern areas of massachusetts. already seen 6-8 inches of snowfall here, looking at another 2 feet. almost 3-foot snowfall totals by the time this is done. sean? >> thanks, rick. next we move to the other big news story today, a manhunt for fired police officer christopher dorner continues. the search for dorner has stretched across three straights. california, arizona, and new mexico. right now the focus remains around the snowy mountains around big bear lake, 80 miles southeast of los angeles, where police found his burned-out pickup truck yesterday and tracks leading away from the vehicle. this manhunt is being called the largest in california histor
, live pictures here, it's a picture from boston, the city hit with more than 21 inches of snow. streets not passable. we will bring you up to date on the storm. boston's mass transit system will be closed until monday at the early yeft, boston on logan airport is set to reopen at 11:00 tonight. bradley airport is remaining closed, the situation will be reevaluated at 6:00, two hours from now. roo rhode island's ban will be lifted. and connecticut as well are removing the ban. i believe we have a live look at hart ford, connecticut, you see there's folks starting to get back out on the streets. that car we just saw in front of the snow plow is about 9 minutes ahead of the travel ban being lifted. you see folks there starting to make their way around as the dig-out begins. some 600,000, more than 600,000 homes and businesses across northeast are in the dark right now. >>> back to politics. president obama not the only person giving a in anticipated speech. florida senator, marco -- rubio will be delivering the gop's response to the state of the union. it's the first time it's going to be
, cities, to last. siemens. answers. >>> issue one. drone on. >> drones are uavs. unmanned aerial vehicles. aircraft that are operated remotely from nearby or from thousands of miles away, like the distance between the nation of afghanistan and the air force base in the u.s. state of nevada. drones come in various shapes, sizes and weights. they are used for surveillance, disablement, and killing. and drones are increasingly ubiquitous. there are 64 drone bases spread across the united states alone, and the u.s. has other drone installations across the planet. africa is increasingly a drone base environment. a newly authorized site in the nation of niger will become the sixth u.s. drone base in africa, joining one in morocco, senegal, uganda, and a permanent one in djibouti. u.s. drone attacks ordered by obama have spiked particularly in yemen, somalia, afghanistan, and notably pakistan where over 360 drone strikes over the nine years, 2004 to 2013, have killed over 3,000 people. this data is not classified. and not even secret. but it is troubling. so troubling that the u.n. has just deci
towards new york city. take a look at live shot now out on the camera out of here out of times square. this is in massachusetts they have a foot of snow on the ground. 76 miles per hour wind gusts impressive. here is the problem. winds now, we've got the snow and temperatures will be below zero all night long remaining below zero so everything is on the ground will freeze. it's going to remain that way until about monday, we'll see a quick warm up and temperatures will be back to about 40. we've got the winds and cold air. we've got a long night ahead of us. that will continue with us, all of it done by 1:00 tomorrow afternoon in boston. >> greta: fox news will cover the latest and breaking news in california. stay with fox news, we'll see >> hello, everyone, i'm kimberly guilfoyle. this is "the five." >> a world-renowned doctor steals the show from president obama at the national prayer breakfast in washington. blasting the president's agenda, right in front of him. it's caught a lot of people's attention. ladies and gentlemen, dr. benjamin carson. >> the p.c. police are out in force
in and dig out. another big concern especially in some of the areas outside of the city is a loss of power. these winds are going to get to hurricane strength in some areas, and that's going to threaten the power lines. now, over the last day or day and a half, we've obviously seen a run on all of the hardware and home improvement stores in this area. but also the grocery stores. people getting the food they need to sustain themselves for several days, saying they realize they will probably be in their homes for an extended period of time. that's the very latest here in boston. i'm jay gray, nbc news. now back to you. >> all right. many thanks to jay gray. we appreciate it. >>> now, the president might have some senate democrats on his side as they scramble to find replacement cuts for the march 1st across the board sequester. but according to the latest from ace pollster scott rasmussen, only 36% of likely voters think oklahoma should find a way to stop the automatic cuts from going into effect. scott rasmussen, founder and president of rusmussen report joined me. scott as always welcome
city. we have got to be more comfortable in talking to people about what works. what is working that other countries are doing. the diversity of the representation in the house will be helpful for that. i think also we have to learn something from how historically brave actions by your predecessors in this caucus played out in the electorate. when were they rewarded? when were they punished? and later rewarded? i cannot tell you how many nights in the white house, every single night before i went to bed, for months and months and months after the 1994 election, i thought about the people who were defeated because they voted for the economic program, because they voted for the assault weapons ban. i knew exactly what happened. i thought a lot about those who survived and why they did. as you look ahead and you decide, what are we going to do about the budget, what are we going to do about having the democrats branded as the party of jobs and innovation for the future? make no mistake about it, the republicans will try very hard not to make it as easy for you to win by-reference.
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